Crypto Crime Blotter: Scammers Dupe Jersey Island Man Out of £1.2 million, Backpage Laundered Cash With Crypto

Another week, another bunch of crypto crimes. In what we hope will be a regular series of posts, we’ve rounded up the week’s biggest bits of crypto crime. First up? A Isle of Jersey victim who sent £1.2 million to scammers who pretended to offer him or her bitcoin. The scammers – who authorities claim came from […]

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UK Counties Warn of Bitcoin Scams Using Coronavirus as a Hook

U.K residents are being warned against scammers claiming to offer information on locals infected with coronavirus for payments in bitcoin. Local councils from the counties of Pembrokeshire, Manchester and Norfolk have issued warnings to local residents against scams using the COVID-19 outbreak to exploit fear and uncertainty through text messages and emails posing as an […]

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